Monthly Archives / April 2011

Kids Dream Big at Niagara University

April 30, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

On April 12, Niagara University held a special graduation ceremony. What made it so special? The bright young students who graduated were between eight and 12 years old. No, this wasn’t a celebration for the newest crop of genius Ph.D.s. It was the graduation ceremony of Experience NU, a weekly... Read on →

Patricia Wrobel Selected as a Woman of Distinction for 2011 by the Niagara Gazette

April 28, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Patricia Wrobel, the Assistant Dean for External Relations in Niagara University’s College of Education, has been selected as a Woman of Distinction for 2011 by the Niagara Gazette. Wrobel, a 15-year veteran of NU, joins eight other honorees from across the county who are being recognized for their work in... Read on →

NU Communication Studies Students

National Communication Studies Honor Society Inducts Niagara Undergrads, Dept. Awards Seniors

April 28, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University is pleased to announce that six of its undergraduate students have been inducted into Omicron Iota, the local chapter of Lambda Pi Eta (LPH), the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA). In addition, four graduating seniors have been recognized for excellence by... Read on →


NU Sophomore Launches Countywide Cable Access Show

April 26, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Judie Gregory, the Niagara Falls City School District’s Public Relations Director, admits that she has always been impressed by Stacey Czerwinski. Gregory describes Czerwinski, a high school friend of her daughter, as a poised and intelligent young lady with an appreciable sense of self-motivation. It seemed natural then that when... Read on →

Al Oddo

Seven Recognized at 21st Annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet

April 20, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration presented awards to three businesses, two current students and an alumnus during its 21st Annual Business Appreciation and Accounting Banquet, which was held at the Conference Center Niagara Falls on April 19, 2011. Alfonso Oddo was not one of the award recipients, but a... Read on →

The Ridge Report

Just in Time for Easter Recess: Episode No. 4 of ‘The Ridge Report’

April 20, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

The fourth edition of The Ridge Report contains more information than ever, packing five topics into a tight 3 minutes, 17 seconds. Vince Schiano, an NU sophomore from Gates, NY, hosts the latest installment of the student-produced newscast, which covers the April 1 performances by Cali Swag District and Jay... Read on →

Stomp Out Stigma Winners

Niagara University Presented 5th Annual Stomp Out Stigma 5K Run & 1-Mile Fun Walk

April 13, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

About 175 of Niagara University students, alumni and friends laced up their sneakers in support of a good cause on Sunday, April 17, 2011, for the 5th Annual Stomp Out Stigma 5K Run & 1-Mile Fun Walk. Established in 2007, Stomp Out Stigma is a USA Track & Field sanctioned... Read on →

Niagara University Maintains Prestigious AACSB International Accreditation

April 12, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Niagara University’s College of Business Administration received notification this week that it has maintained its prestigious business accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. The college first received AACSB accreditation in 2001 and has continued to expand the quality of its teaching environment and... Read on →

Sigma Alpha Sigma

Sigma Alpha Sigma Honor Society Inducts New Members

April 11, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

Sigma Alpha Sigma, the undergraduate honor society of Niagara University, inducted new members from the Classes of 2011, 2012 and 2013 at its 78th Annual Tapping Ceremony on April 9, 2011 at the Castellani Art Museum. The Rev. Joseph L. Levesque, C.M. inducted 30 students into Sigma Alpha Sigma, a... Read on →

Joel Thomas

A Plethora of Eco-Friendly Events On Tap for Earth Day at NU

April 9, 2011  |  by Michael Freedman

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day last April, The Princeton Review, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council, published a comprehensive guidebook focused on institutions of higher education who demonstrated an above average commitment to sustainability in terms of campus infrastructure, activities and initiatives. From the Buffalo-Niagara... Read on →

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